Any games that force updates?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Pigmata1221, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Pigmata1221

    Pigmata1221 Member

    Mar 16, 2012
    United States
    Do any games force firmware updates? Also, do I need to be the latest firmware to play legitimate cartridge games online? I was thinking about buying Animal Crossing: New Leaf but if I can't play online without messing up my Gateway install then i'd rather not.
  2. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

    Sep 14, 2010
    Yes, there are games that would force updates on a normal 3DS, but the Gateway should be able to ignore that and run them anyway. The exception is certain newer games that require 7.0+, you'll need to use an updated emunand for those. Also you can play online using a legit cartridge without issues as long as there is no update for the game available. If there is one, you'll need to download said update and play the game through emunand.
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